Sunday, June 14, 2009

Effie Sidles Rinker, 1877-1957

Sioux City Journal - 13 November 1957
Funeral services for Mrs. Effie Rinker, 80, longtime Oto resident who died Monday at a Sioux City hospital after a long illness, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Oto Congregational church.

Rev. Willard Bell of Slayton, Minn., will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery in Sioux City. The body will be taken from the Hudgel funeral home to the church Thursday morning.

Mrs. Rinker was born January 19, 1877, at Jerome, Ia. She was married July 6, 1902, to Dr. George Rinker at Jerome. Mrs. Rinker was a resident of Oto 54 years.
She was a lifetime member of the Methodist church and a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Rebekah lodge and Sioux Med-Dames of Sioux City.

Survivors include the widower; two daughters, Mrs. Wayne E. Birchard of Normal, Ill., and Mrs. Olaf N. Begtrum of Rockford, Ill.; a son, Dr. J. Robert Rinker of Augusta, Ga.; four sisters, Mrs. J. E. Condra of Numa, Ill., Miss Susie Sidles of Seymour, Ia., Mrs. Roy Deibert of Sac City, Ia., and Mrs. Guy Streepy of Udell, Ia., and seven grandchildren.

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